Posted on 11/06/2019 at 07:48 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Ernest J. Gaines, who wrote many acclaimed novels about the struggles of rural African Americans, has passed away. NPR...

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Posted on 10/15/2019 at 09:32 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Harold Bloom, perhaps the most famous literary critic of our time, passed away Monday. Bloom, who was eighty-nine, continued to...

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Posted on 09/18/2019 at 03:19 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author and conservationist Graeme Gibson has died at the age of eighty-five, according to the Guardian. His long-term partner, the...

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Posted on 09/16/2019 at 10:43 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bestselling Southern author Anne Rivers Siddons has died. The Associated Press reports that Siddons died Wednesday at the age of...

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Posted on 08/27/2019 at 01:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The world of children’s literature lost a significant figure earlier this month. Charles Santore, an award-winning illustrator who brought to...

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Posted on 08/07/2019 at 09:36 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The tributes continue to pour in for author Toni Morrison, who died Monday at age eighty-eight. Morrison is best known...

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Posted on 08/06/2019 at 08:41 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Celebrated author Toni Morrison died Monday night at age eighty-eight. Her death was first reported by Vulture, citing a source...

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Posted on 07/17/2019 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s never too late to try your hand at writing. Granted, Andrea Camilleri didn’t exactly start from scratch, but the...

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Posted on 06/24/2019 at 10:25 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Judith Krantz, whom the New York Times calls “the international queen of poolside reading,” died over the weekend. Krantz passed...

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Posted on 06/18/2019 at 08:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Anthony Price, a longtime book reviewer and the author of the David Audley spy novels, has died at the age...

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